The first recognisable recording of the township of Widness appeared on early maps in 1577.
20 September 2022
Although Keswick is a small town, with a permanent population of less than 5,300, the settlement has existed for centuries, if not millennia.
31 August 2022
There is little recorded about the town we now call Hexham before the Anglo-Saxon period.
16 August 2022
Clitheroe sits within the modern borough of Ribble Valley and is overshadowed by the striking landscape dominated by the looming presence of Pendle Hill.
14 July 2022
The Wirral has a long history and within its limited geography encompasses a number of small towns and villages
29 June 2022
Ancient graffiti unearthed at Roman Vindolanda in Northumberland leaves no doubt as to what one Roman thought of another!
2 June 2022
In the years of the Industrial Revolution, Bishop Auckland grew in industry and importance, but its roots lay in the ancient past.
25 May 2022
Some readers of this series might consider that the town of Barrow in Furness is an odd choice to choose for inclusion...
10 April 2022